ICC changes the Super Over winner rule after the ICC World Cup 2019
ICC has decided to change the Super Over rule after so many controversies. From today, a recommendation from ICC Commthe English team ittee headed by former India skipper Anil Kumble, the committee agreed to scrap this rule from the ICC Events in both ODIs and T20s.
New Rule of Super Over
As per new rule, if match tie in Super Over at group stage the match will be tied. In case of Semi-Final and Final match, the super over will be repeated until one team has more runs than the others. So, boundary rule is no more in ICC event.
Reason behind the modification of the Super Over rule
In the ICC World Cup 2019 final at Lords, England defeated the New Zealand in a tie Super Over. England batted second in the final of ICC World Cup 2019 and they chasing the target of 241 runs to win the tittle. New Zealand performed good with the ball and one time everyone thinking that New Zealand team will win the final match easily but English was able somehow to level the score to New Zealand and to take the biggest match of the cricket into the Super Over. In the Super Over, as per the ICC rule, English team batted first and made 15 runs in the six balls of the Super Over. They gave target of 16 runs to New Zealand to win the World Cup. New Zealand needed 2 runs on the last ball of the Super Over but Guptill got run out while taking the second run and due to this scores still remained equal. In this case of Tie in Super Over the winner of the match decided by the boundary of the both teams.